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House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

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Md. House To Discuss Death Penalty Repeal

The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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Md. House Amends Budget Bill For Sued Farmers

The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.

03/13/2013

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Md. House Approves Offshore Wind Measure

An offshore wind bill that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/22/2013

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Bill Would Legalize Marijuana In Maryland

A Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize marijuana.

02/21/2013

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Md. House Advances Offshore Wind Bill

A bill that would require utilities to buy offshore renewable energy credits has been granted preliminary approval by the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/20/2013

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Nina Harper Nominated To Replace Del. Harrison

Local Democratic Party leaders in Baltimore have nominated activist Nina Harper to replace the late Hattie Harrison in the House of Delegates.

02/17/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Approve Natural Gas Surcharge Bill

The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates have approved measures allowing natural gas companies to seek a surcharge of up to $2 on monthly gas bills to help recover costs for replacing aging infrastructure.

02/07/2013

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Ravens Get Love From Congress, Pelosi Accepts Defeat

A “job well done” for the Ravens from Annapolis.

02/06/2013

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Ethics Panel Recommends Reprimand Of Lawmaker

A Maryland legislative ethics panel on Monday recommended the House of Delegates reprimand a lawmaker for trying to change legislation in order to help him get his real estate license back and reduce the interest on $75,000 he owed a fund for improper real estate services he provided to three clients.

02/04/2013

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Md. Delegate Hattie Harrison Dies At Age 84

The most senior member of the House of Delegates, Delegate Hattie Harrison, died Monday night. She was 84.

01/29/2013

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Former Maryland Lawmaker Dies After House Fire

Authorities say a longtime Maryland legislator and teacher has died after she was pulled from a fire in her Prince George’s County home.

01/28/2013

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